Tea Party "Too Political"

Ben Briscoe

NewsChannel 10

AMARILLO, TEXAS - The tea party of Amarillo says a major local charity basically turned down their donation.  A representative with the tea party says the High Plains Food Bank would not let them appear on last week's together we can televised food drive.  The party wanted to give them over $500.

Food bank representatives say they do not turn down donations. The food bank officials say they just felt it was the wrong platform for a donation from a political organization.